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Community Resources

There are many resources available in our community. For more information, click on an icon below to get contact information for a specific community resource. The information on this page was correct at the time it was provided. Homewise makes no endorsement of any of the organizations included on this page. If you have a community resource you would like added to our list, please contact us.

CHILDCARE

EDUCATION

HEALTH RESOURCES

JOBS

LEGAL ASSISTANCE

TAX HELP

FAIR HOUSING

VOTING RESOURCES

CHILDCARE ASSISTANCE

Below are organizations that may provide free or low cost childcare and youth programs and/or financial assistance.

Albuquerque

New Mexico Kids Child Care Resource & Referral
505.277.7900 or 1.800.691.9067
Provides help finding a childcare provider.
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Prosperity Works
909 Copper Ave. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
505.217.2747
Provides training, access and support for effective wealth-building programs and other strategies to help hard-working families move into the middle class. Prosperity Kids combines matched Child Savings Accounts with personal, social and financial support for the entire family. Individual Development Accounts, or IDAs, support and encourage savings towards an asset-backed goal that will help an income-restricted family build wealth. 

YDI
6301 Central NW, Albuquerque, NM 87105
505.831.6038
Offers services in early childhood education, mental and behavioral health, education, employment, and career training. 
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Santa Fe

Boys and Girls Club
6600 Valentine Way, Santa Fe, NM 87507
505.474.0385
Provides after-school programs and summer programs.

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Genoveva Chavez Center
3221 Rodeo Road, Santa Fe, NM 87507
505.955.4005
Offers after-school youth program, and kid-zone babysitting services.
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Girls, INC.
301 Hillside Avenue, Santa Fe, NM 87501
505.982.2042
Provides after school programs and summer programs for girls in certain Santa Fe schools.
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Santa Fe Public Schools After School Program
1300 Camino Sierra Vista, Santa Fe, NM 87501
505.467.2551
Provides after school to Santa Fe public school students.

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Child Care Service Bureau Office
1920 5th Street, Santa Fe, NM 87505
505.476.5440
Call or visit office to find out about child care assistance.
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Head Start/ Early Head Start
Flores del Sol Head Start
5600 Agua Fria St., Santa Fe, NM 87507
505.982.4484
Provides childhood education services. 
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New Mexico Kids Child Care Resource & Referral
505.277.7900 or 1.800.691.9067
Provides help finding a childcare provider.
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EDUCATION ASSISTANCE

Below are organizations that provide education to help improve employment prospects.

Albuquerque

Artful Life
505.603.0866
Provides large-scale arts projects that engage community members and professional artists in long-term creative collaboration. 
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Barelas Economic Opportunity Center
1309 Fourth St. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
505.842.9003
Offers ongoing classes in two computer labs, partners with organizations to address under-employed and unemployed members of the community, offers customized training opportunities and offers cutting-edge entrepreneurial programs.
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Central New Mexico Community College
5600 Eagle Rock Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87113
505.224.5200
Offers WORKforce training, fast track degree programs and job connection services. 
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El Centro de Igualdad y Derechos
714 Fourth St. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
505.246.1627
Provides civil rights workshop and labor rights manual.
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Encuentro New Mexico
505.247.2920
Offers classes in ESL, High School Equivalency preparation, computer training, citizenship, financial literacy, intro to small business and home health aide training in Spanish. 
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Hispano Chamber of Commerce
1309 Fourth St. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
505.842.9003
A free Bilingual entrepreneurship program, professional development, Goodskills trainings.
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Southwest Organizing Project (SWOP)
Youth Rights
Amanda Gallegos
Amanda@swop.net
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Working Classroom
423 Atlantic Ave. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
505.242.9267
Provides young artists, actors, and media makers with professional training, academic support, and opportunities to engage in social justice through art.
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Young Women United
505.831.8930
Provides leadership development for young women, teenagers and women of color. 
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Santa Fe

Life Link
Pamela Yus
2325 Cerrillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505
505.438.0010
Bilingual Test GED prep, support with college assignments, bilingual computer lab, help with resume writing.
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Literacy Volunteers of Santa Fe
Santa Fe Community College
Adult Basic Education Department
6401 Richards Ave. Room 514 A, Santa Fe, NM 87508
505.428.1353
Provides free tutoring to adults in reading, writing, and speaking English.
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Santa Fe Community College
6401 Richards Ave., Santa Fe, NM 87508
505.428.1270 Welcome & Advising Center
505.428.1356 English and/or GED classes. GED classes are available in English or Spanish (Adult Education)
Empowers students and strengthens the community with educational opportunities.
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HEALTH RESOURCES

Below are resources to identify affordable health insurance and available financial assistance.

Albuquerque

ABQ Healthcare for the Homeless
1217 First St. NW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
505.766.5197 
Provides caring and comprehensive health and integrated supportive services, linking people experiencing homelessness to individuals and collective solutions.
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Molina Healthcare
400 Tijeras Ave. NW, Suite 200, Albuquerque, NM 87102
505.342.4660
Toll free: 1.800.377.9594
Provides healthcare for the entire family.
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NM Health Insurance Exchange
Be Well NM
7601 Jefferson St. NE, Suite 160, Albuquerque, NM 87109
1.855.996.6449
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JOB RESOURCES

Below are resources to help identify job opportunities, prepare resumes and help grow a business.

Albuquerque

WESST
609 Broadway Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102
1.800.GO.WESST
505.246.6900
Offers consulting, training, and lending to anyone with the passion to start or grow a business. 
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Santa Fe

Life Link
Pamela Yus
2325 Cerillos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87505
505.438.0010
Provides resume writing help
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New Mexico Workforce Solutions/Santa Fe Workforce Development Center
301 W DeVargas, Santa Fe, NM 87501
505.827.7434
Resources for people seeking new employment or change in employment.
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Santa Fe Community College Career Clinic
6401 Richards Ave. Santa Fe, NM 87508
Patty Armstrong
505.428.1406
Provides resume help.
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Santa Fe Public Library
505.955.6781
Provides public access to computers free of charge. Computer users do not need a library card, but signing up with the Reference Librarian is required.
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LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Below are organizations that provide legal assistance.

Albuquerque

Mexican Consulate
1610 4th St. NW., Albuquerque, NM 87102
505.247.4177
Services and information for citizens of Mexico.
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New Mexico Immigrant Law Center (NMILC)
625 Silver Ave., SW, Ste. 410, Albuquerque, NM 87102
Provides high-quality legal representation accessible to everyone and connects clients with strategic community partners to ensure their clients receive holistic support.
505.247.1023
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New Mexico Law Access
Albuquerque: 505.998.4529
Statewide: 1.800.340.9771
Law information, to provide respectful, efficient, high quality legal advice, brief service and referrals to eligible low-income New Mexicans over the telephone and help remove barriers to the justice system.
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Pegasus Legal Services
3201 Fourth Street NW (west side of 4th Street, between Menaul and Candelaria) Albuquerque, NM 87107
505.244.1101
Promotes and defends the rights of children and youth to safe and stable homes, quality education and healthcare, and a voice in decisions that affect their lives. A private non-profit agency providing civil legal services to children, youth, and their caregivers, including direct representation, community legal education, and policy advocacy.
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New Mexico Legal Aid
301 Gold Ave. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102
1.866.416.1922
Provides free services to eligible low-income New Mexico residents with civil (non-criminal) matters. Services range from education, advice and brief services, and full representation in some cases.
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Santa Fe

Catholic Charities
1234 San Felipe Ave., Santa Fe, NM 87505
505.424.9789
Support for immigrants, provides free or low cost services to immigrants, including legal assistance, domestic violence. This is the principal non-profit provider of immigrant legal services.
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Homeless Legal Clinic
St. Elizabeth Shelter Homeless Legal Clinic at Santa Fe Resource and Opportunity Center
804 Alarid St., Santa Fe, NM 87505
Hours: 11am – 3pm Tuesdays
505.982.6611
Coordinator: Donna Lynch
The Young Lawyers Division operates homeless legal clinics in Albuquerque, Las Cruces and Santa Fe. Volunteer attorneys staff the clinics and provide legal information and advice as well as refer clients to low income or pro bono legal service programs.
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New Mexico Law Access
Albuquerque: 505.998.4529
Statewide: 1.800.340.9771
Law information, to provide respectful, efficient, high quality legal advice, brief service and referrals to eligible low-income New Mexicans over the telephone and help remove barriers to the justice system.
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Santa Fe Dreamer’s Project
505.490.2789
Provides free legal representation to immigrant youth and their family members, known as Dreamers, who are eligible to receive benefits through Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). DACA provides qualified immigrants with a reprieve from deportation, work authorization in the United States, and valid social security numbers.
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New Mexico Legal Aid
901 West Alameda Street Suite 20 Santa Fe, NM 87501
1.866.416.1922
Provides free services to eligible low-income New Mexico residents with civil (non-criminal) matters. Services range from education, advice and brief services, and full representation in some cases.
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TAX ASSISTANCE

Below are organizations that provide free tax preparation assistance to help maximize income tax returns.

Albuquerque

Free Tax Help Available at CNM
Tax Help New Mexico
505.224.3000
Provides free tax help for people whose household income is $55,000 or less or those who are 65 years or older.
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Santa Fe

Free Tax Help Available at Santa Fe Community College
Witter Fitness Center on SFCC’s campus
6401 Richards Ave., Santa Fe, NM 87508
Peter Doniger, Santa Fe District Coordinator, AARP Tax-Aide
505.670.6835 or 505.428.1780
Free assistance preparing tax returns.
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FAIR HOUSING

Below are organizations that provide fair housing assistance and education.

Albuquerque

Barelas Senior Center
Julio Santisteban
505.764.6441
julio@cabq.gov

City of Albuquerque Office of Civil Rights
505.768.4595 (TTY 771)
civilrights@cabq.gov
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City of Albuquerque Senior Center
505.764.6400
Provides care coordination, home services, meals, transportation and silver alert. 
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Education
202.708.1112
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Santa Fe

Santa Fe County Housing Authority
52 Camino de Jacobo, Santa Fe, NM 87507
505.992.3060
Provides drug-free, safe, decent and sanitary housing to low-income and very low-income families in an environment that fosters self-sufficiency and community pride.
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Santa Fe Housing Authority
664 Alta Vista St., Ste. A, Santa Fe, NM 87505
505.988.2859
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Education
202.708.1112
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VOTING RESOURCES

Below are organizations that provide voting and election resources. 

Albuquerque

Bernalillo County Clerk
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League of Women Voters NM
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Rio Arriba County Clerk
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Sandoval County Clerk
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Secretary of State
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Santa Fe

League of Women Voters NM
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Santa Fe County Clerk
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Secretary of State
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